This Week in Racing History
Michael Stucker

July 25
Ron Fry drives a Ferrari 250 GTO to victory in the Dyrham Park Hillclimb at Bristol, England (1964).

July 26
Lee Kunzman, John Martin, Roger McCluskey, Dick Simon, and George Snyder test new pavement at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a 10-lap "race" during the Governors Conference. Indiana Governor Otis Bowen declared the race a tie (1976).

July 27
Bill Randall is killed in a race at Lime Rock, Connecticut, USA (1963).

July 28
Emerson Fittipaldi gets his first win in a CART Indycar in the Michigan 500 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan, USA (1985).

July 29
Alberto Ascari drives a Ferrari 375 to victory in the German Grand Prix on the Nurburgring (1951).

July 30
Phil Hill, in his last race as a professional driver, and Mike Spence drive the Chaparral 2F to victory in the BOAC 500 sports car race at Brands Hatch, England (1967).

July 31
Rally driver Mikko Hirvonen born (1980).